New 3D-body scanner with "Scan2Print" function is in demand

VITRONIC design for next body scanner generation enables optimal 3D printing with high-resolution color scans

Wiesbaden, (PresseBox) - At the fifth international "3D Body Scanning Technologies" conference in Lugano, Switzerland, the demand for the VITUSbodyscan exceeded all expectations. At the conference, VITRONIC presented its design for the next generation of body scanners, featuring high-resolution color scans to enable an optimal 3D printing result.

At the end of October this year, VITRONIC once again attended and exhibited at the annual international "3D Body Scanning Technologies" conference in Lugano. At the booth, the Wiesbaden-based company presented its innovative design for the latest generation of body scanners. An increased number of conference attendees and a particularly high level of interest in the VITUSbodyscan concept ensured a steady stream of visitors to the booth.

For the first time, the conference included a program of four presentations on various aspects of "3D Scanning to 3D Printing." The speakers reported on the latest developments in this market.

VITRONIC Sales Manager Julian Martini discussed the range of applications for the VITUSbodyscan and the newly developed "Scan2Print" function. In less than seven seconds, the new body scanner creates three-dimensional color scan files of people, objects, or animals in extra-sharp detail. The post-processing software used for this purpose features a “Scan2Print” function and closes any blind spots or "holes" on the surface. A high-resolution image with a seamless surface is ready after just a few minutes. With additional, individualized post-processing of the color textures, this image produces a print-ready template that can be used to print color miniatures of the highest possible quality.

The new 3D-whole body scanner will be launched in the first quarter of 2015.

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VITRONIC is an owner-managed group of companies comprising VITRONIC GmbH with its headquarters in Wiesbaden and several international subsidiaries. The group is a world leader in industrial machine vision covering a wide spectrum from standard products with customer-specific upgradeable modules to individually customized solu-tions in its core sectors of industry, logistics and traffic technology.

Since VITRONIC was founded in 1984 it has grown on the strength of its own re-sources. Today we are represented by 600 employees on four continents. In 2013, the VITRONIC group generated total revenue of 83 million euros.
VITRONIC products are state-of-the-art and guaranteed to offer our customers maxi-mum benefits. The group invests over 10 percent of total revenue each year in re-search and development. All VITRONIC solutions are designed and developed by our-selves and produced in Germany.

Industry and logistics
VITRONIC machine vision systems are used in a wide range of industrial applications to carry out precise or complex inspection tasks. Our automated solutions ensure the highest quality standards of welded and brazed seams and are used, for example, in the automotive and aerospace industries. We also offer flexible surface quality inspection for metal workpieces and endless material.

We support the pharmaceutical industry with seamless print, surface and geometry inspection systems, quality inspection and track-and-trace inspection solutions – which can also be validated thanks to our GAMP certification. For manufacturers of solar cells and modules, we are one of the largest independent partners for optical inspection sys-tems, with over 1,000 installations worldwide.

Our customers in the area of material flow, parcel logistics and mail order seek to opti-mize their logistics processes. VIPAC systems from VITRONIC can be integrated at any point along the process chain for the automatic capture of product data, package data and customer-specific data. VIPAC reads addresses, barcodes, 2D codes, cus-tomer-specific codes and plain text (OCR) with maximum read rates, and measures and weighs packages online. This information is sent directly to the connected ERP systems or CRM solution.

VIPAC systems are used by global logistics companies in the courier, express and par-cel sector and in mail order, warehousing and distribution, and manufacturing industry.

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